I recently bought a portable dishwasher for my little basement apartment at mom's. I only have a utility sink down here, which is great when I want to clean up my extra large stock pot or my pan from my Rival roaster, but really wasn't so good for day to day dishes. I tried...
We are just getting started with being frugal, saving money, being sensible with financial decisions, etc. But we still include some guilty pleasures and it made me start thinking...How many of you have certain things that you just can't (won't, haven't, etc. :cap:) give up?
Do you have those little pleasures that you cherish, but they don't cost a thing, or at least, not very much?
I love the smell of a can of coffee, just opened. What a pleasure it is to me to just hold the can and deeply inhale. Hubby, bless his heart, indulges my pleasure. Once he got up...
Okay, let's dish the dirt. :monke:
What are some of your guilty pleasures? You know what I mean...things that you would (almost) be embarassed to let anyone else know you enjoy. I'll even give you some categories and I'll go first.
TV Show: Re-runs of Beverly Hills 90210 (I...
I started reading The Year of Pleasures by Elizabeth Berg yesterday aftrnoon around 3:00. I finished it this morning. Something about the way the author writes keeps me hooked. I think it's the way she describes things as though *I* am the main character. Very descriptive without being overly...
We done this before but with so many new members thought it would be fun again.
Some of mine are:
~reading a good book late into the night
~sitting by a brook, listening to the water
~blowing bubbles with the kids
~going for drives down back roads and enjoying nature
What are the simple things in life that bring you the most pleasure?
Here are a few of mine:
~The closeness that my family shares.
~A child's laughter.
~The reflection of the sky and trees on the lake.
~Babies! And they don't have to be mine either!
~Flannel sheets and...
Today the kids were playing in the leaves, covering each other up, throwing leaves at us and having fun. I was thinking of the simple pleasures in our lives and although I've had a thread similar to this before, wondered what the simple pleasures are in your life - the ones that bring a...
8 oz unscented talcum powder
15 drops of your fave essential or perfume
6 small, closely woven cotton or silk bags, open on one side
notepaper and envelopes
1 plastic bag
In a bowl, combine the powder and perfume. Cover tightly and let sit for a day. Spoon the mixture into the bags and...
2 cups Ivory (or other unscented) dishwashing liquid
1/8 oz of your favorite essential oil
Drop the oil into the soap and let sit, covered for 1 week. Pour into a pretty bottle, add a gift tag and ribbon. Include instructions on ribbon: 1/4 cup per bath. Makes 8 baths.